As Fox moves to simultaneous releases, will The Revenant be your new favourite 4K Blu-ray demo disc?

posted on Tuesday, 15th March 2016 by Steve May

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Oscar-winning western misery-fest The Revenant will be Fox’s first day and date 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release. The movie arrives on Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD in the UK on June 6. The title is released in the US on April 19.

The movie features Leonardo DiCaprio in an Academy Award winning turn as frontiersman Hugh Glass, left for dead by his hunting party after being attacked by a bear. Digging himself out of his grave, Glass sets out to track down those who left him behind...

The movie was shot on Arri Alexa  and Red Epic cameras, for a 4K master theatrical DCP. While a Dolby Atmos soundtrack is available, it’s reprorted Fox will release the disc with a 7.1 DTS HD MA mix. The main BD extra is a 45min pro-mentary (promotional documentary) about the feature. The title is expected to retail for £24.99.

The Fox launch catalogue for 4K BD features a variety of recent releases: X-Men: Days of Future Past , Exodus: Gods and Kings, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Fantastic Four, The Maze Runner, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Life of Pi and Hitman: Agent 47

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